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NATO shifts to help an elusive Afghanistan peace

May 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

From left, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, President Barack Obama, and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, attend the opening session of the North Atlantic Council at the NATO Summit in Chicago, Sunday, May 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama and NATO allies declared Sunday that the end of...

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Tortorella takes shots at Devils, defends Prust

May 21, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, center, of Sweden, gloves the puck as teammate Ryan McDonagh (27) and New Jersey Devils’ Zach Parise (9) look on during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference final playoff...

Mary Kennedy is mourned at private funeral in NY

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Members of Mary Richardson Kennedy’s family embrace as the casket holding Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., arrives at St. Patrick’s Church in Bedford, N.Y. Saturday, May 19, 2012. Kennedy was found dead of an apparent suicide...

Obama sees ‘emerging consensus’ on economic fix

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

World leaders attend the family photo session during the G-8 Summit at Camp David, Md., Saturday, May 19, 2012. From left are European Commission President Jose’ Manuel Barroso, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko...

LA police arrest 2 in killings of Chinese students

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This combo made from undated file photos released by the Los Angeles Police Department on Friday, April 13, 2012 shows shooting victims Ming Qu, left, and Ying Wu. Los Angeles police on Friday, May 18, 2012 arrested two young men in the killings of the...

Chinese activist who fled house arrest lands in US

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This video image taken from AP video shows blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, second right, is pushed in a wheelchair on the tarmac to an elevator at Beijing International airport Saturday May 19, 2012. A blind Chinese activist was hurriedly taken from a...

I’ll Have Another wins Preakness, Triple try next

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Jockey Mario Gutierrez, left, aboard, I’ll Have Another, reacts after crossing the finish line in front of Bodemeister, right, ridden by Mike E. Smith, to win the 137th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 19, 2012, in...

SpaceX rocket launch aborted in last half-second

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

This framegrab from NASA-TV shows the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on the launch pad at complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., seconds after the launch was aborted due to technical problems early Saturday May 19, 2012. The...

Men accused of plotting attacks around NATO summit

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Occupy Chicago protesters march down Montrose Avenue to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emaunel’s house during a demonstration Saturday, May 19, 2012, in Chicago. Security has been high throughout the city in preparation for the NATO summit, where delegations from...

Georgia woman learns toll of flesh-eating bacteria

May 19, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This undated photo provided by the family shows Aimee Copeland. the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student is fighting to survive a flesh-eating bacterial infection. Copeland has learned she will lose her hands and remaining foot, and responded by...